Benedict Garden Performance Awards

The 2010 Benedict Medal was awarded at the AHS Convention in Bloomington, Minnesota. The winner, which was chosen from the 2009 Award of Merit winners by Garden Performance Judges across the country, represents the best-of-the-best, the ultimate hosta. It is a hosta that performs well in gardens in all regions.

Benedict Garden Performance Medal 2010

H. Sagae

H. 'Sagae' (K. Watanabe/AHS)

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Benedict Garden Performance Awards of Merit

            1. H. 'Earth Angel' (H.Hansen)
            2. H. 'Niagara Falls' (O. Petryszyn)
            3. H. 'First Frost' (R. Solberg)
            4. H. 'Lemon Lime' (R. Savory)
            5. H. 'Baby Bunting' (R. Savory)
            6. H. 'Brother Stephan' (O. Petryszyn)
            7. H. 'Old Glory' (H. Hansen & Shady Oaks Nursery)
            8. H. 'Grand Tiara' (A. Pollock)
            9. H. 'Formal Attire' (K. Vaughn)
            10. H. 'Hadspen Blue' (E. Smith & P. Ruh)
            11. H. 'Dream Weaver' (B. Ruetenik & K. Walek)
            12. H. 'Frosted Jade' (L. Maroushek)
            13. H. 'Christmas Tree' (K. Vaughn & M. Seaver)
            14. H. 'Cracker Crumbs' (R. Solberg)

Benedict Garden Performance Honorable Mention Awards

          1. H. 'Cathedral Windows' (H. Hansen)
          2. H. 'Hanky Panky' (H. Hansen)
          3. H. 'Popo' (R. O’Harra)
          4. H. 'American Sweetheart' (H. Hansen)
          5. H. 'Lemon Meringue' (P.Ruh)
          6. H. 'Atlantis' (T. Avent & H. Hansen)
          7. H. 'Lakeside Dragonfly' (M. Chastain)
          8. H. 'Holy Moly' (H. Hansen)
          9. H. 'Glory' (R. Savory)
          10. H. 'Azure Snow' (P. Ruh)
          11. H. 'Blue Hawaii' (O. Petryszyn)
          12. H. 'Whiskey Sour' (R. Solberg)
          13. H. 'Brave Amherst' (W & E Lachman)
          14. H. 'Journey's End' (H. Hansen)
          15. H. 'Ebb Tide' (E. Elslager)
          16. H. 'Ann Kulpa' (J. Kulpa)
          17. H. 'American Masterpiece' (V. Wade)

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